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Photos: NKY Hates Heroin 5K Walk & Run

June 19, 2017 by The River City News

The River City NewsThe fourth annual NKY Hates Heroin 5K Walk & Run drew another large crowd to Independence on Saturday. The event took place at Simon Kenton High School and was hosted by the City of Independence. Funds raised help provide support and aid to ...

Simon Kenton baseball bows to Pleasure Ridge Park in state final

June 17, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comLEXINGTON – On paper, few people outside of Independence expected the Simon Kenton baseball team to be playing Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Even fewer expected the Pioneers to beat Pleasure Ridge Park, one of Kentucky's winningest and most ...

Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin 5K draws 1200 runners, walkers to Simon Kenton High School

June 17, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- More than 1,200 runners and walkers participated in the fourth annual Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin 5K outside Simon Kenton High School on Saturday morning. Organizers expected to raise about $40,000, with the money going ...

Simon Kenton Pioneers prepared for state semis

June 15, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comA professional baseball park is different from a high school field in many ways, particularly the layout of foul territory and the fact the fences have wooden faces. “It's helping us tremendously for more than a couple of reasons,” said SK head coach ...

Photos from Girls Sweet 16: Holmes on to Semifinals; Simon Kenton Falls

March 11, 2017 by The River City News

The River City NewsA heartbreaker for Simon Kenton, and Holmes moves on at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Girls Sweet 16 basketball tournament. Had both teams won, they would have met in the semifinals on Saturday for a clash of Northern Kentucky titans.

Simon Kenton, Holmes move to Sweet 16 quarters

March 9, 2017 by The Courier-Journal

The Courier-JournalHIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – The Simon Kenton High School girls basketball team overcame a sluggish start and shot 78.9 percent in the second half to beat Paintsville 70-45 on Thursday in the first round of the St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Sweet 16 at ...

Ayers ink 19 in Wofford '17 signing class

February 1, 2017 by WYFF Greenville

WYFF GreenvilleCam Racke (6-0, 205, Independence, Ky.) was athree-year letterman at quarterback for Simon Kenton High School and head coachJeff Marksberry. He earned All-Conference honors for three seasons and wastwice named All-State. In his three years as a ...

Bank of Kentucky founding member dies

December 5, 2016 by Cincinnati Business Courier

1 at his Independence home after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Cain was a founder of Bank of Kentucky, ... Mr. Cain graduated from Simon Kenton High School and the University of Kentucky College of Business. From his earliest days, he would ...

Rodney Cain, best known as 'Biz,' dies at 78; farmer, businessman, banker, family man — and Papaw

December 2, 2016 by User-generated content (press release) (registration)

User-generated content (press release) (registration)He grew up in Kenton County, graduated from Simon Kenton High School and the University of Kentucky. He bled blue. He married Jacqueline Malone of Smith's Grove in 1963. They lived on the farm where he was raised, Caintuckee Acres in Independence ...

NKY Football: Ryle Tops Simon Kenton; Boone Snaps 28-Game Losing Streak

October 22, 2016 by The River City News

The River City NewsThe penultimate Friday night of the high school football regular season was a whopper in Northern Kentucky. In a battle of undefeated teams, Ryle toppled Simon Kenton, while a 28-game losing streak ended for Boone County when the Rebels picked up their ...

From The Vault: Simon Kenton High School turns tragedy to triumph after 1980 gas explosions, fire

October 20, 2016 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. – A school year that started with tragedy and tears of shock and sadness ended in triumph and tears of joy for Simon Kenton High School students. A gas explosion in the basement boiler room killed a student in the art room next door ...

Meet your Independence council candidates

September 26, 2016 by

Cincinnati.comHe is a volunteer at the Children's Home of Northern Kentucky and is the Independence Council Liaison with the Senior Citizens Board. Married 12 years to his wife, Sara, they have three children. He is running for .... Greg Waite, 54, has lived in ...

Small-town girl lives her dream with roles on big-time TV shows, commercials

June 5, 2016 by WCPO

WCPOGrowing up in Independence, Mandy McMillian starred in plays and sang in the choir at Simon Kenton High School. Ever since, she's .... They generally play on the West Coast, though she hopes to bring them soon to Northern Kentucky. McMillian's dream ...

Police: Kentucky man ran human trafficking ring out of Independence home

May 5, 2016 by WKRC TV Cincinnati

WKRC TV CincinnatiINDEPENDENCE, Ky. (WKRC) - A northern Kentucky man is accused of running a human trafficking ring out of his home in Independence. Police say Ronald King was promoting prostitution inside his home right down the road from Simon Kenton High ...

Simon Kenton student scores perfect ACT twice

April 25, 2016 by

Cincinnati.comINDEPENDENCE - Chelsea Russell has conquered a feat few students ever will. She scored a 36 – a perfect score – on the ACT college readiness test... twice. Very few students, less than ... An active member of the drama program at Simon Kenton, Chelsea ...

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